Record Details

NHER Number:30757
Type of record:Building
Name:Gillingham House

Summary

This former rectory was built in the late 18th century. The brick building is partly rendered and has 18th century ceilings with geometrical rib patterns inside.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 4005 9304
Map Sheet:TM49SW
Parish:GILLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Gillingham House
Former rectory. Late 18th century. Brick, part rendered; slate and black glazed pantiles. Two storey and attics, two storey rear wing. Unequal T plan, double pile to south. Six bay facade; doorway offset one bay to east; moulded architrave, pilasters and canopy. Dentilled cornice. Four cambered dormers. Parapet. Parapeted gables. That to east with tumbling and internal stack. West gable with elaborate external stack with corbelled flues and weathered tumbled offsets. Two storey bow window at west end rear pile; semi circular headed openings to ground floor. Two storey hipped rear range with off centre stack. Interior; principal ground floor rooms have 18th century ceilings with geometrical rib patterns. Good classical sitting room fireplace. Plain original staircase.
Information from (S1).
Listed Grade II.
E. Rose (NLA), 2 August 1994.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Sale advertisement. 16 September.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 359.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England.

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